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El Borrego

747 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5004
+1 760-863-9745
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
747 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5004
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is always our first stop when we arrive in Borrego. The tacos are delicious, the beers are cold and the service is friendly! The carne asada fries are cheesy and yumminess! They offer inside and outside seating.

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I can't believe the positive reviews of the food here! Yes, the patio is lovely, and we had a nice time sipping on Mexican beers in the shade. Great for toddlers/kids because of the carpeted "floor". However, this food is not good. Burrito had meat,...More

Thank Nothern
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a favorite of ours. Driving by you might hesitate to stop because it isn't a flashy restaurant. Sitting outside on a warm night waiting for our food my husband said it feels as though we are in Mexico. The food is delicious. If...More

Thank lovemysoylatte
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Good Mexican...excellent sangria...terrific local eatery. Carlos and family are very welcoming...eat outside with views!

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great selection on menu, everything is authentic and service is fast. It's an order and pay at the counter so prices are reasonable. Owner is very hospitable as are the wait staff. In my mind it's a tie with Los Jilbertos for the best Mexican...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We really like the owner and staff here. It's casual pretty good Mexican food and has a nice patio (Carpeted!) for good weather. Salso is hot!

Thank California_Graeme
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A bit pricey for what you're getting ($7.50 for a quesadilla). Glad it was Taco Tuesday, carne asada tacos for $1.25. They were fairly good, the beef was ground up not chunky like you would expect with carne asada. They also have beer and wine...More

Thank LBGrandBanks
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant defines local.Good food served with a smile. nice to see businesses succeed in our little town.Would be nice to tone down the night lighting though as it effects our "dark sky" status.

1  Thank oldcaptain64
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Great for a quick lunch and outdoor dining covered by old carpeting. It is unusual, but the food is usually good. The day we went, the food was only so/so.. The tacos and burritos were dry, without any sauce. We should have asked for "wet."...More

1  Thank 748warrenp
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The best homemade Mexican food in Borrego Springs. Authentic! Charming atmosphere, great service and reasonable price points. Bonus: Taco Tuesdays $1. tacos.

Thank Elizabeth R
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 747 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-863-9745
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